Nierstein is a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Mainz-Bingen district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Nierstein lies in Rhenish Hesse on the Rhine between Mainz and Worms. In Nierstein the Flügelsbach empties into the Rhine.

Attractions in Nierstein include the Paläontologisches Museum Nierstein which showcases rare footprints of insects, amphibians and reptiles from the Permian period, as well as fossils from throughout the world.

Things to See & Do

* Old Downtown
* St. Martin’s Church
* Paläontologisches Museum Nierstein
* Marketplace

General Information

Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – German
Land Area – 19.34 km2
Population – 7,833 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 49

Port Location – The river port at Nierstein is located on the river Rhine.

Travel Links – Nierstein lies on the Mainz–Ludwigshafen railway line, and has a centrally located railway station.

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